Things We Do in the Dark
My best friend Annie is Chinese, and she told me that 2022 is the Year of the Tiger. She and I are tigers, so when she told me this, I assumed this meant that 2022 was going to be a great year.
But that’s not what the horoscopes say. It apparently will not be an auspicious year for tigers in the Year of the Tiger, which is a little annoying considering I finally have a new book coming out.
If Little Secrets was my pandemic release, then Things We Do in the Dark is my pandemic write. I won’t bore you with how hard it was to write this book, because everything has been hard for everyone in this pandemic, and my little family has been so much more fortunate than others. We’ve managed to stay safe and healthy, we can pay our bills, we can afford Netflix, we’re okay.
Still, I’m proud to have finished it. And, as with every book, it was cathartic to have a safe place to channel all my dark, stabby thoughts.
Things We Do in the Dark is a brilliant new thriller from Jennifer Hillier, the award-winning author of the breakout novels Little Secrets and Jar of Hearts. Paris Peralta is suspected of killing her celebrity husband, and her long-hidden past now threatens to destroy her future.
When Paris Peralta is arrested in her own bathroom—covered in blood, holding a straight razor, her celebrity husband dead in the bathtub behind her—she knows she’ll be charged with murder. But as bad as this looks, it’s not what worries her the most. With the unwanted media attention now surrounding her, it’s only a matter of time before someone from her long hidden past recognizes her and destroys the new life she’s worked so hard to build, along with any chance of a future.
Twenty-five years earlier, Ruby Reyes, known as the Ice Queen, was convicted of a similar murder in a trial that riveted Canada in the early nineties. Reyes knows who Paris really is, and when she’s unexpectedly released from prison, she threatens to expose all of Paris’s secrets. Left with no other choice, Paris must finally confront the dark past she escaped, once and for all.
Because the only thing worse than a murder charge are two murder charges.
Things We Do in the Dark is available for pre-order now. If you were planning to buy it anyway, would you consider ordering it early? Pre-orders really do benefit an author, and you won’t get charged until the book is ready to ship.